Give As You Earn is the most popular way for UK businesses and their workers to donate to charity via their payroll. Almost £80 million is given to good causes this way every year, but how does it work?

Below, we detail the simple, three-step process of the scheme. It really couldn’t be easier. If you'd like to chat, please contact a member of our expert team.

Step one

Payroll process the deduction from gross salary and send a listing of deductions plus the appropriate funds (including any matching payments) to CAF.

Step two

CAF checks the deductions against the donors’ original instructions and processes the payments.

Step three

CAF processes the payment via the donor's chosen method:


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